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Jan 21, 2013 1:00pm EST
general who, during the period of the worst conflict, went into chicago and oakland and so forth to try to bring peace and progress. peter, can you -- further down is peter edelman, a legislative assistant to senator robert kennedy. he was involved. lawrence, are you here? lawrence, a great civil rights leader, was the chairman of the mississippi freedom democratic party,, at a critical moment, ad he has never stopped keeping on, keeping on. let's talk about the past or let's talk about what do we do next? >> let's go to questions. we have a microphone. yes, sir? >> seems in retrospect the kind of eulogy for american liberalism, like an age that may never return, like looking at a -- the last shining of the sun before a period of decades of darkness. don't mean to be mellow dramatic here. you have not mentioned the word vietnam, and i'm always wondering, could american history have taken a different path that we wouldn't have come to the place we are today? >> why did you abandon my script and wing it? how could i forget about vietnam. my piece -- my thought on vietnam -- [inaudible con
CSPAN
Jan 22, 2013 1:00am EST
the period of the worst conflict went into chicago and oakland and so forth to try to bring peace and progress. peter, further down is peter edelman, who was a legislative assistance to senator robert kennedy. he was involved in it. lawrence geof. are you here? >> yep. lawrence geott, a great civil rights leader, was the chairman of the mississippi freedom democratic party. at a critical moment. and he has never stopped keeping on keeping on. let's talk about the past or let's talk about what do we do next. >> let's go to questions with the audience. yes, sir. go right ahead. >> it seems in retrospect a eulogy for american liberalism, a golden age that can never return, like looking at the last shining of the sun before a period of decades of darkness. i don't mean to be melodramatic. you have not mentioned the word vietnam. could american history have taken a different path so we wouldn't have tom to the place -- have come to the place where we are today. >> i decided to abandon my script and wing it. how could i forget about vietnam? my piece, my thought on vietnam -- my thought
CSPAN
Jan 13, 2013 11:15am EST
brightsource energy, for example, an oakland california company that received $1.6 billion in energy department loan guarantee. e-mail specifically for the vice president joe biden's involvement in the 1.6 billion grant. it's for the proposed solar project in the desert in southern california. an e-mail from brightsource energy subcontractor, dated december 2, 2000, said joe biden met weekly with energy secretary steven chu to discuss the energy department loan guaranty. burner tuning, who was joe biden's chief of staff when he was a senator in the senate was a principal vice president and manager of back till. in an inner -- e-mail to john ward at december 3, 2009, he wrote quote calls are in to biden's staff and though the approaching a political affairs office at the white house tomorrow as well. of the project could benefit two democratic senators and whose races will be tough next year. barbara boxer of california, and majority leader senator reid from nevada. both won reelection in 2010. over a year later, in marc march 2011, brightsource still have no loan. brightsource ceo said in an e-
CSPAN
Jan 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
them for quite a few--a number of years. c-span: where do they live? >> guest: they live in oakland, california, where nell grew up and mrs. irvin, who is an author herself, told me the story of the year she and her husband--several years, i'm sorry--spent in ghana. and this is one of those--those big things in african community, the sort of going back to africa. and, you know, just how emotional it was and how that changed them in their perception of america and africa. c-span: and nell painter was there with them, was with her parents. >> guest: nell joined them for a while, too, yes, yes. c-span: i know because we talked about that. >> guest: yes. c-span: and what did they--after being in africa, did they have any different conclusions than the other people you talked to about being black and in america? >> guest: well, i mean, i think they had a deeper appreciation for what the entire diaspora--diaspora means and that whole experience is. i mean, they, you know, realized that there were tremendous cultural differences between africa and america and so she--ms. painter and then m
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